News release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:
Foellinger Theatre Concert and Movie Series Announced
(February 26, 2016) – Mayor Tom Henry joined Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll today to announce the 2016 summer concert lineup at Foellinger Theatre.
The concert season, which begins May 13, will feature nationally acclaimed musicians such as Ringo Starr, Heart, Alice Cooper, The Monkees and The Osmond Brothers.
“I continue to be impressed with the excellent work being done to provide our community and region with tremendous concerts at the Foellinger Theatre,” said Mayor Henry. “Fort Wayne continues to move in the right direction with a commitment to being a leader in developing quality of life amenities and activities for residents to enjoy.”
Tickets for the following concerts will go on sale Friday, February 26 at 8 am:
- Alice Cooper, May 19
- Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles, May 30
- Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, June 21
- The Osmond Brothers, July 9
- Sounds of Touch, July 23
- The Little River Band, July 30
- The Stranger, Featuring Mike Santoro (Billy Joel Tribute), August 13
- Stayin’ Alive (Bee Gees Tribute Band), August 20
Tickets for the following concerts will go on sale Friday, March 4 at 8 am:
- Heart, May 13
- REO Speedwagon, May 27
- The Monkees, June 7
- Styx, June 18
To prevent overpaying for Foellinger Theatre tickets on a ticket scalping site, the Parks & Recreation Department recommends that patrons go directly to www.foellingertheatre.org and click on “Purchase Theatre Tickets.” That link will lead patrons to a list of concerts with their correct ticket prices and a seating chart, as well as an option to purchase directly from the Parks & Recreation Department. Tickets may also be purchased by calling the Parks & Recreation office at 260-427-6000 or by visiting 705 East State Blvd., Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.
“We anticipate announcing more concerts throughout the season and will update the www.foellingertheatre.org website as those concerts become available,” said Director Moll. “We appreciate our generous sponsors who help us keep our ticket prices low. And we thank Pacific Coast Concerts for continuing to bring exciting acts to our venue.”
Foellinger Theatre will also feature eight FREE, family-friendly movies this summer, scheduled for Wednesdays at 9 pm, sponsored by 97.3 WMEE.
- June 15, Minions
- June 22, Tomorrowland
- June 29, Goosebumps
- July 6, Sponge Bob: Sponge Out of Water
- July 13, Hotel Transylvania 2
- July 20, The Good Dinosaur
- July 27, Inside Out
- August 3, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The 2016 Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Lincoln Financial Foundation, Old National Bank and MedPartners and the Fort Wayne Park Foundation. Media sponsors are: Fun101.7, PBS 39 WFWA TV and Whatzup. Holiday Inn at IPFW Coliseum is our official lodging sponsor. For more information about each concert, please visit www.foellingertheatre.org.